Moss, McBroom push to expand open records law

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LANSING — Sens. Jeremy Moss and Ed McBroom — the 2022 recipients of the Peter Pettalia Memorial Sunshine Award from the Michigan Press Association — marked Sunshine Week by renewing their call for swift passage of their legislation to shine more light on state government. “I still ...

Local data shows no new virus cases in Dickinson in 6 days

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Dickinson County has had no new confirmed or probable COVID-19 positives in nearly a week, local health officials reported Thursday. The county did add a death attributed to the virus since its last update March 11, according to figures posted Thursday morning on the Dickinson-Iron District ...

FBI: Accused wanted ‘tyrant’ Whitmer tied up on table

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A key figure in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told an undercover FBI agent that he wanted to restrain the “tyrant” on a table then pose for a photo “like we just made the biggest drug bust," according to a secret recording played for jurors Thursday. The trial ...

Georgia-Pacific to close a GB mill


GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Georgia-Pacific is closing one of its Green Bay mills and making an investment in another facility in the city. The company said it will close its Day Street mill over the next 18 months, idling about 190 workers. The company will stop making tissue at the site in ...

Reading ‘camp’

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Florence County Elementary held a Family Literacy Night “Camp Read A Lot.” The night was well attended and students and their families were able to enjoy many activities such as a tent read-in, sight word fishing, read alouds, escape rooms, and many other activities to promote literacy ...

Area schools take part in the concert music festival

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Students from area schools participated in a Wisconsin School Music Association sanctioned concert music festival hosted Wednesday at Iron Mountain High School. During the festival, each school’s concert ensemble groups performed before a panel of adjudicators while ...